Check Out Our E-Readers, E-Books, and Free Downloads! Download free music, videos, audiobooks, and e-books by visiting our website, www.meadereads.org
Visit the Bookmobile! Are you unable to get to the Meade County Public Library? Do you know that the MCPL Bookmobile can bring the library to you? You can borrow books, magazines, audio books, movies, documentaries, and more at this library on wheels! Call 422-2094 for a complete schedule of stops or request a visit to your community.
If We Don’t Have It, We’ll Find It For You! We’ll do whatever it takes to connect you with the information you need. If a book isn’t already in our collection, we’ll try to borrow it from another library- all at no cost to you!
Zumba Mondays • 9:30-10:30 AM Thursdays • 6:30-7:30 PM Meade County Public Library Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba is a Latin-inspired, easy to follow fitness party. Zumba’s fusion of international rhythms gets you moving, dancing, burning calories, and having fun!
Beginning Yoga Wednesdays • 5:00 PM Meade County Public Library This class is a perfect introduction to the many physical and mental benefits of yoga. No experience needed and all equipment is provided. Please sign up at the front desk.
Yoga Wednesdays • 10:00 AM • 6:30 PM Meade County Public Library Improve your posture, mood, and concentration with free yoga classes! In addition to its stress-relieving capabilities, yoga has been doctor recommended for its core strengthening and spinal stabilization. All levels of experience welcome and no registration necessary.
NaamYoga Saturdays • 9:00-10:30 AM Meade County Public Library Simple breath work and harmony of movement for eliminating stress and promoting vitality to organize, synchronize, coordinate and redirect your inner forces toward self-healing and happiness.
Book Discussion Tuesday, January 3 • 6:00-8:00 PM Meade County Public Library Join our friendly and lively book discussion of a “ The Girl in Hyacinth Blue” by Susan Vreeland. Copies of the book are available at the front desk.
Diabetes Workshop Wednesday, January 11 • 9:00-11:00 AM Meade County Public Library Learn how to prevent and manage diabetes. Come with all of your questions.
Mystery Book Discussion Thursday, January19 • 12:30-2:30 PM Meade County Public Library Join our friendly and lively book discussion of a “ The Blessing Way” by Tony Hillerman. Copies of the book are available at the front desk.
Basket Weaving Wednesday, January 25 • 10:00-4:00 Meade County Public Library Discover the art of basket weaving! All levels of experience welcome and participants are asked to bring their own supplies. See front desk for details.
Writing Group Wednesday, January 25 • 5:00-7:00 PM Meade County Public Library Interested in writing novels, poems, short stories or anything else, join the MCPL Writing Group.
PRESCHOOL AND TODDLER PROGRAMS
Take the 50 Books Challenge and help your child prepare for success in school while earning prizes at the same time! Read or listen to all the books on our list of classic titles and receive a goodie bag, certificate, and FREE PRIZE BOOK to add to your home library. Lists are available for ages 0-8 th grade, so the more you read, the more you win! See the Children’s Desk for more information.
Totally Nonstop Toddlertime Tuesdays • 9:30-10:00 • Ages 0-3 Meade County Public Library Sing songs, make music, and shake out wiggles at this energetic story time! This is a perfect way to introduce your child to the library, help them socialize, and learn important early literacy skills.
Story Hour Mondays & Tuesdays • 10:30-11:30 • Ages 3-6 Meade County Public Library Join us for stories, rhymes, music, sign language, a craft, and other activities that help promote literacy and language skills.
Arts and Kids Wednesdays, January 4 & 18 • 10:30-11:30 • Ages 2-6 Meade County Public Library Express yourself through music, dance, and art--and let the library clean up the mess! Experiment with different mediums and come ready to get creative. Art smocks provided.
Pages & Play Wednesdays, January11 & 25 • 10:30-11:30 • Ages 2-6 Meade County Public Library Help children learn literacy skills through creative play with the library’s collection of educational toys.
Kindergarten 101 Thursdays • 10:30-11:30 • Ages 4-5 Meade County Public Library Get ready for school success in this storytime that focuses on skills needed in kindergarten. Children attend independently while an adult caregiver remains in the library
Evening Story Hour Wednesdays • 4:30-5:30 • All Ages Meade County Public Library Can’t make it to the morning story hour, then this is the time for you. All ages can join the fun of listening to stories, making crafts, doing activities and having fun.
Snow White Princess Party Thursday, January 12 • 6:00-7:00 PM • Ages 3-6 Meade County Public Library Crafts… Games… Snacks…
Preschool Dance Party Saturday, January 28 • 10:00-11:00 AM • Ages 4-5 Meade County Public Library Bring your rhythm and dancing shoes. It is time for our own dance party. Make music, get the wiggles out and learn about being active through dance.
Snowman Crafts Thursday, January 5 • 6:00-7:00 • All Ages Meade County Public Library Celebrate winter with snow, snow, snow
Homeshool Fridays, January 6 & 20 • 1:00-2:00 PM Meade County Public Library January 6: Winter crafts and get to know each other. January 20: Can you hear me now?
Super Bowl Super Saturday Saturday, January 21 • 12:00-1:30 PM Meade County Public Library
Pirate Come Aboard Thursday, January 26 • 6:00-7:00 PM Meade County Public Library Make a treasure chest and hunt for treasure.
Family Movie Night Monday, January 30 • 5:30-7:30PM Meade County Public Library Those wacky penguins are at it again in “Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Blowhole.”
TWEEN AND TEEN PROGRAMS
Teen Tuesday Tuesdays • 3:00-5:00 PM • Ages 12-17 Meade County Public Library January 3: Mini Bake Cake January 10: Mandala Coloring January 17: Bendy Bracelets January 24: Chinese New Year January 31: Duct It Up
Yu-Gi-Oh Saturday , January 7 • 9:00-1:00 • Ages 7-11 Meade County Public Library Get your game on. Bring your cards and either play or trade.
Silent Library Saturday , January 14 • 12:00-2:00 PM • Ages 12-17 Meade County Public Library A game of teen contestants, who randomly select cards and face challenges that must be Completed silently to be successful. Team members must also remain silent during the challenge to win.
JAM: Japanese Animation @ MCPL Wednesday, January 18 • 5:00-6:00 PM • Ages 8-17 Meade County Public Library Get a look at the newest anime and manga, watch anime movies, enjoy Asian snacks, and mingle with other Animaniacs!
Girls Nite Out Thursday, January19 • 6:00-7:00 PM Ages 7-11 Meade County Public Library Cocoa Party!
Boys Nite Out Thursday, January 23 • 3:30-4:30 PM Ages 7-11 Meade County Public Library Build a ROBOT!
Tween Board Games Monday, January 30 • 3:30-4:30 PM Ages 7-11 Meade County Public Library Chess, charades, cards and much more.
Library Closed Meade County Public Library The Meade County Public Library will CLOSED: Sunday, January 1 Monday, January 2 Monday, January 16
During inclement weather, please tune in to WMMG-1140/93.5 for announcements on library closings or delays. When the library is closed due to weather, all programs are cancelled.